Veena Venugopalan

Veena Venugopalan, Pharm.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 265-0111
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About Veena Venugopalan

Veena Venugopalan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she completed her pharmacy practice residency and infectious diseases specialty residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. As a board certified pharmacist with added qualifications in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy, Venugopalan has developed and maintained antimicrobial stewardship programs at large academic centers as well as community teaching hospitals. She joined the faculty at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in January 2016. She serves as the infectious diseases clinical specialist at UF Health Shands Hospital. Her research and patient care activities focus on health care associated infections, multidrug resistant gram-negative infections and antimicrobial stewardship. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and she has been presented at national and international conferences.

Research Profile

Research Interest: Antimicrobial stewardship practice, Multi-drug resistant gram-negative infections


2020 The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
2018 Infection control and hospital epidemiology
2017 American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists


Mar 2017 – Jun 2019
Effect of Subinhibitory Concentrations of Linezolid, Tedizolid, Clindamycin, and Vancomycin on Staphylokinase Production by Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and its Potential Implication on Influenza A/Staphylococcus aureus
UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL · Principal Investigator


2006 · University of Kentucky

Contact Details

(352) 265-0111